Wonderfully Warm & Cozy Mulled Drinks

ORANGE ANISE MULLED WINE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 bottles Shiraz
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 tsp whole cloves
  • 1 orange
  • orange peel strips

DIRECTIONS:

Remove the orange peel using a vegetable peeler. Cut peel into strips. Squeeze juice from orange; discard seeds and pulp. In a 5-quart crockery cooker combine orange juice, wine, and brown sugar.

For spice bag, tie the orange peel,

cinnamon, star anise, and whole cloves in a cheesecloth bag. Add to crockery cooker. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 hours to simmer in flavours. 

GLOGG WITH MADEIRA

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup red wine
  • ⅓ cup Madeira
  • 5 white cardamom pods, cracked
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp dried orange peel
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

DIRECTIONS:

Mix everything in pot and simmer for several hours.

Strain and serve.

TOM & JERRY’S 1920’S EGGNOG

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • ½ shot brandy
  • 1 shot dark rum
  • hot milk (enough to fill the mug)
  • grated nutmeg for garnish

DIRECTIONS:

Beat egg whites to a stiff froth. Separately beat egg yolks until light in color, gradually add the powdered sugar and spices. Fold yolk mixture into whites. Divide mixture between four 8oz mugs. Add ½ shot brandy and 1 shot rum to each mug; fill with hot beverage. Stir well and top with nutmeg.

MULLED APPLE CIDER – 12 SERVINGS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • ⅛ tsp ground cloves
  • 8 whole allspice berries
  • orange peel from 1 orange
  • lemon peel from 1 lemon
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 6 cups unfiltered apple juice
  • apple slices and orange twists, for garnish
  • ½ cup dark rum, optional

DIRECTIONS:

Place the cinnamon sticks, ground cloves, allspice berries, orange peel and lemon peel in a medium saucepan. Pour in the maple syrup and apple juice, then bring to almost a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and serve in mugs with apple slices and orange twists for garnish. Add a splash of rum for an adult version.

Author: LivingSpaces

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